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La Tortuga Cucufata

Avenida Domingo Diez 1460 | Colonia San Cristobal, Cuernavaca 62253, Mexico
+52 777 311 4810
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“horchata” (2 reviews)
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Avenida Domingo Diez 1460 | Colonia San Cristobal, Cuernavaca 62253, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant while we visited Cuernavaca. We ate dinner there and all we wanted was tacos. Food was good. Prices are average. You can order single tacos or meat by the kilo, that's the cheaper way to eat more for less. Great...More

Thank lreyna1081
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The water have bugs, it's a shame that the manager never do somethink, the anwser of the staff was "we can't do nothink, we can't control the flys". What for more the stupid anwser that I hear in a long time.

Thank Berardo A
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is one of the oldest and most famous taquerias in Cuernavaca. Definitely a place to try. Since I grew up in a house that is nearby, I've been a frequent customer for a long time. This restaurant is one of the best taquerias I...More

Thank Sebastian R
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The place is not the best, and the facilities not the one you expect, but you forget those things when you try their food. My favorites ; chicharrón de queso, tacos al pastor, horchata is the best thing to drink and for desserts their ice...More

Thank jochava
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Located conveneiently on the main drag in Cuernavaca. Dont order more than one dish...they are HUGE! The adobada and arrachera dishes are my favorite. I cant finish one, so if you order two you will have leftovers. Really inexpensive and the staff is right there...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Our family stops here when we are in Cuernavaca because the place has good food and hefty portions. The staff is very friendly and you can watch your food being made behind the counter. The atmosphere is comfortable and the prices are reasonable.

Thank RishaLinda
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

This use to be a great taco place. It ain't anymore. That food is very greasy and it looks dirty. The service is the worst I've ever seen.

Thank eduardops60
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

This place is not cheap or particularly outstanding, but definitely worth a visit. The food was really good (and we were 4 really hungry people ordering a wide variety from their menu), and the place carries the great advantage of being one of the few...More

Thank MyTravelJournal1
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Delicious alambre and tacos al pastor. Love the fried cheese. Its a big hit for new visitors, without pushing the bar to weird cuisine. We came many times with big groups, and they can accommodate the space. A few parking spots available in front. The...More

Thank sosunnychicago
Reviewed 12 January 2015

A casual Mexican-style taqueria specializing in tacos "al pastor". Definitely one of the best places of this type that I've been to in Mexico City or Cuernavaca. It is more traditional in its decor, the service is excellent and the comfort food is delicious. You...More

Thank Cowman S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 1:00 AM
12:30 PM - 1:00 AM
12:30 PM - 1:00 AM
12:30 PM - 1:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Domingo Diez 1460 | Colonia San Cristobal, Cuernavaca 62253, Mexico
    (Paseo del Conquistador & San Cristobal)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Morelos  >  Cuernavaca
  • Phone Number: +52 777 311 4810
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La Tortuga Cucufata has distinguished itself since 1993 for its gourmet tacos, cheese chicharrón, bone marrow tacos, fresh juices and for their quality service that has surpassed that of other restaurants in the area. We continue to be the preferred restaurants with the locals as well as visitors. We provide a children’s play area as well as a bar area where you can get two for one national drinks from 6:00pm – 8:00pm every day. We are located in Plaza Los Portales, a shopping center in Cuernavaca with plenty of parking.
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